Investment theme: Building skills and confidence
To organise an International Women's Day event for 2008.
Amount awarded: £3124
Location: Aberdeen City
To organise an International Women's Day event for 2008. The grant will be used for the event publicity, half of the crèche costs, audio equipment for guest speakers, room hire and catering including tea/coffee, costs for 10 groups' stands and small voluntary expenses. This event will benefit different communities local and international by providing a friendly and supportive environment for local women and international l women delegates from different experiences and backgrounds to network to exchange knowledge/information and good practice. Breaking down barriers among communities, supporting women to get national and international perspectives, promoting gender equality and cultural diversity, increasing awareness of how national and international actions be taken to make a big difference to women's lives and celebrate women's achievements.